Devendro Singh

  • Indian boxers set for World Championships trial August 26, 2013

    Patiala: One delay and many speculations later, Indian boxers will fight it out for a place in the national team for the World Championships when the three-day trials start here on Tuesday. With the Indian Boxing Federation suspended, they would not get to compete under the country's flag but the boxers...
  • Devendro rises to 2nd, Manoj 6th in AIBA rankings August 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Manoj Kumar was the biggest mover as he broke into the top-10 at sixth but rising star L Devendro Singh was the best-placed Indian at second in the latest International Boxing Association (AIBA) rankings here. The 20-year-old Devendro (49kg), who won a silver medal at the...
  • Victorious Indian boxing team arrives home July 10, 2013

    A victorious Indian boxing team returned back home after a successful Asian Championships where Shiva Thapa bagged a gold medal. Other than a gold for Thapa, Mandeep Jangra (69kg) won the silver medal, while the bronze was bagged by Manoj Kumar (64kg). ...
  • Indian boxers await stiff challenge at Asian Championships June 28, 2013

    Their performance at the last Asian Championships was historic in every sense of the word but emulating that would be a herculean task for the Indian boxers when they step into the ring in the upcoming edition of the continental event in Amman, Jordan. Last time around, India ended with a...
  • Manoj, Devendro in India boxing squad for Asian C'ships June 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Manoj Kumar (64kg) would lead the charge when a 10-member Indian boxing team travels to Amman, Jordan on Friday to compete in the Asian Championships from June 30 to July 9. Manoj will be seen in action in the 64kg division. The other recognisable faces in...
  • Indian boxing team leaves for Asian Youth Championship March 10, 2013

    New Delhi: A 13-member youth Indian boxing team including 10 pugilists, two coaches and one doctor left for Subic Bay in Philippines for the 20th edition of the Asian Youth Boxing Championship. No less than 130 fighters, representing 26 countries, will battle it out for the continental crown in the Asian...
  • IABF ban: Does anyone care about the world-class Indian boxers? January 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The barring of Indian boxers from participating in international meets by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) and the Indian sports ministry on Wednesday has not only further highlighted the mess that Indian sports is mired in, but also left a band of brothers and sisters facing a rocky...
  • Mary Kom aside, boxers underperform August 12, 2012

    As a pioneer for women's boxing in India, Mary Kom is already an inspiration for many others who hope to follow in her footsteps. To see her weep on air while apologizing to the country for not winning an Olympic gold medal was one of the most endearing moments of...
  • Go for Glory: Was Devendro robbed of a medal? August 9, 2012

    CNN-IBN's panel of experts discusses India's medal chances on Day 13. It also talks about Devendro Singh's controversial boxing bout on Wednesday night. ...
  • Olympics: Sandhu backs Indian male boxers August 9, 2012

    New Delhi: India's much-hyped male boxers might have drawn a blank in the London Olympics but national coach Gurbaksh Singh Sandhu on Thursday insisted that the country's pugilists gave their "best performance" in the quadrennial sporting spectacle. "We have fought brilliantly but have been denied a medal. We were unable to translate...
  • Devendro's medal hopes end after loss August 9, 2012

    London: Indian boxer Laishram Devendro Singh narrowly missed out on a medal at the London Olympics Wednesday, putting up a brave fight against Irishman Paddy Barnes in the quarterfinals of the 49 kg category. Devendro's 18-23 loss to the Beijing Games bronze medallist ended India's boxing campaign in the mega event. It...
  • Mary Kom, Devendro lose, Tintu progresses August 9, 2012

    London: It was another unsatisfactory day for India at the Olympics as boxers MC Mary Kom and Devendro Singh lost their 51kg and 49kg bouts respectively. Mary Kom settled for a bronze after she lost her semi-final bout against Great Britain's Nicola Adam 6-11, while Devendro lost to favourite Paddy...
  • Olympics: Manipuris pray for Mary Kom, Devendro August 8, 2012

    Imphal: With boxer MC Mary Kom poised to fight for silver medal in the London Olympics Wednesday evening, a large number of people in northeast Indian Manipur state prayed for her success in temples and churches all over the state. Many supporters walked through the streets of the capital and elsewhere...
  • Olympics, Day 8: Saina Nehwal wins lucky bronze August 5, 2012

    London: Saina Nehwal won India its third medal at the 2012 London Olympic Games, after being declared the winner in the women's badminton play-off for the bronze medal after her Chinese opponent Wang Xin withdrew with an injured knee. And the news became sweeter with boxer Devendro Singh's entry into...
  • Olympics: Boxer Devendro storms into quarters August 4, 2012

    London: Indian boxer Laishram Devendro Singh stunned 2008 Beijing Games silver medallist Serdamba Purevdorj of Mongolia to storm into the quarter-finals of the men's light-fly weight(49kg) category at the London Olympics, here on Saturday. The pocket-sized dynamo from Manipur outclassed his superior Mongolian rival 16-11 in the pre-quarterfinals at the ExCel...
  • Go for Glory: Kashyap, Devendro save India blushes July 31, 2012

    After a scintillating show by Gagan Narang, the Indian boxing sensation Devendro Singh advanced to the pre-quarters. ...
  • Young boxers ready to raise the bar July 17, 2012

    The boxing youth brigade Shiva Thapa, Devendro Singh and Sumit Sangwan have raised India's hopes of an Olympic medal. ...